Frequently Asked Questions

What does the Law Department of the City of Albany handle?

The Law Department of the City of Albany handles the following:

  • Notice of Claims filed against the City of Albany
  • Small Claims actions involving the City of Albany
  • Litigation involving the City of Albany
  • Prosecution of Traffic Infractions (Albany Police Department and New York State Troopers
  • Prosecution of Building and Codes violations
  • Prosecution of Animal Control Cases
  • Prosecution of violations of the Code of the City of Albany
  • Contracts involving the City of Albany
  • Land use issues arising in the City of Albany

The Law Department of the City of Albany does not handle:

The Law Department of the City of Albany does not handle the following:

  • Incorporations
  • Foreclosures
  • Criminal cases

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